Speed Willy

I met Speed Willy at a commune that I lived in. He was a good guy, but he was a late-comer to our commune and wasn’t into the more spiritual side of the commune. There were 120 of us at Harbin Hot Springs in 1969, and Willy was a realist, not spiritual at all.…

Dustin Michael Dilley

4/30/1980 — 10/8/2009 Dustin is remembered by his parents Michael Dilley and Bonni Davi and his brother Patrick Dilley who all reside…

The United Nations’ Mendo Grows

Mendocino County natives take for granted some­thing outsiders consider intoxicatingly glamorous, adventurous, and outrageously profitable — the pirate’s dream of going to…

Panther Soccer 2009

The first rains hit the Valley last week and one of the ‘victims’ of the downpour was the high school soccer match…

Ukiah After Dark

With the annual exodus of university-bound young adults leaving Mendocino County for academic and party citadels across the nation, it would seem…

Off the Record 9/9/2009

DURING DA MEREDITH LINTOTT'S appearance last week before the Board of Supervisors, Mrs. Lintott lamented both the increase in crime and her…

Death At Yorkville

A terrible collision on Highway 128 at Yorkville last week took the life of 16-year-old William Landrum Jr. The young man died…

HumCo Rowdy Over Health Care

Congressman Mike Thompson answered questions, dispelled myths and endured occasional outbursts in a town hall meeting on what is now the nation’s…